The Guerrilla Girls

VENUE

Somerset House Courtyard

Strand WC2R 1LA

TIME

6pm-3am

MEDIUM

Installation

Live Performance

Two people in gorilla masks stand in the courtyard of Somerset House
The cobbled courtyard of the neo-classical Somerset House
ABOUT THE WORK

The Guerrilla Girls will present a major new commission for Art Night. The work will combine installation and performance, exploring themes of gender inequality, abuse of power and tales of bad behaviour.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

The Guerrilla Girls (est.1985) in New York live and work in LA and New York. The group employs culture jamming in the form of posters, books, billboards, and public appearances to expose discrimination and corruption. Recent projects include Kochi Biennial, India (2019); Beyond the Streets – New York and LA (2018); Museu de Arte Sao Paolo (2018); Whitechapel Gallery, London (2017) and Tate Modern, London (2016).

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ABOUT THE VENUE

Somerset House is a spectacular neo-classical building sitting between the Strand and the River Thames. Built on historic foundations at the very heart of the capital, Somerset House is London’s working arts centre, home to the UK’s largest creative community and one of London’s best loved public spaces.

EXTRA INFO

Commissioned by Art Night and Somerset House.

Somerset House Courtyard

Custom Location: (51.51128602548225, -0.11729283928680667)

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